Monday, September 11, 2006


Story 1
Last week two of my girls had birthdays on the same day. Dain's mum brought spaghetti from on of the many pizza places. Laura's mum brought the cake and drinks. We were eating and I was with the girls. The following took place;

Dain: "Miss Straub, I bet you are glad that this lunch does not need chopsticks."

"Why Dain?"

"Because you are not very good with them."

"How do you know?"

"I watch you eat at lunch when you use chopsticks."

Grrrr...why can't they pay that much attention in class...

Story 2
Chris (one of Delaura's students) has informed her and myself that Americans have long noses "like chopsticks". The mental image that creates....

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